Frederick Frank – President
Dr. Konstantin Frank Wine Cellars

Frederick Frank is president of Dr. Konstantin Frank Wine Cellars, a position he has held since 1993. After graduating from Cornell University, Fred worked for Banfi Vintners in sales from 1979 to 1982, before attending Geisenheim Reserch Institute for Viticulture and Enology in West Germany in 1982-1983. He was managing director of Old Brookville Vineyard at Banfi from 1984 to 1993.

Under Fred’s leadership the winery’s production and number of honors received has increased greatly, with Dr. Frank’s Riesling poured on numerous occasions in the White House. Wines from Dr. Frank’s winery are now available in over 30 states, making them among the most visible and well-known produced in New York State. The winery draws 70,000 visitors each year, providing a considerable boost for the local economy.

Fred, the winery, and its wines have been featured in such publications as the Wall Street Journal, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, Wine & Spirits Magazine, New York Times, The Washington Post, Wine Enthusiast and more. Daughter Meaghan Frank recently joined the winery as General Manager. Fred is enjoying his time working together with Meaghan to continue to the winery’s vision of excellence.

You are invited to join Fred and Maryclaire Frank in Bordeaux France, arguably the world’s epicenter for production of fine red wines. Voyage up the Dordogne and Garonne rivers, and on the Gironde Estuary, visiting Bordeaux city, Libourne, St. Emilion, Pauillac, Blaye, Bourg and Cadillac. There is an optional 2-night pre-cruise tour of Bordeaux city and the southwest Atlantic beaches of Cap Ferrat and the village of Arachon. Join us!

Contact – Georgia Shoemaker
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Please note: This Taste of Bordeaux Cruise 2020 (hosted by Dr. Konstantin Frank Wine Cellars) wine tasting tour is created by our tour operator, Expanding Horizons of Tustin, CA in conjunction with AmaWaterways. This is the most popular river cruise itinerary in Europe and will sell out. The pre and/or post-cruise tour program may contain private meals, tours and/or visits to attractions. These additional services are exclusive to guests on this cruise who book their reservations with Expanding Horizons. Persons booking with alternative travel agencies will not be included in these activities.